Chaukhandi Stupa declared to be “of national importance”

Archaeological Survey of India has declared Chaukhandi Stupa as a “protected area of national importance”. Chaukhandi Stupa is one of the important Buddhist Stupas at Sarnath, Uttar Pradesh.It is a lofty mound of brick whose square edifice is surrounded by an octagonal tower. Chaukhandi Stupa was built to mark the place where Lord Buddha met… Continue reading Chaukhandi Stupa declared to be “of national importance”